What is a “hin”?


With each bull there is to be a drink offering of half a hin of wine; with the ram, a third of a hin ; and with each lamb, a quarter of a hin. This is the monthly burnt offering to be made at each new moon during the year. Besides the regular burnt offering with its drink offering, one male goat is to be presented to the Lord as a sin offering. Numbers 28:14-15
            A hin is a liquid measurement found in the Bible.  Scholars rarely agree to the precise amount converted into today’s measurements but it’s more likely between 5 quarts (just over a gallon) up to 8 quarters (two gallons).